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Inox Wind wins contract for 100MW project in Gujarat, India

EBR Staff Writer Published 31 August 2017

Inox Wind has secured a contract for 100MW wind power project to be developed in the state of Gujarat, India.

The company, which secured the contract under the round 1 of SECI bids, will develop the project in the area of Kutch for Adani Green Energy.

The project is expected to be executed in the next six to nine month on a turnkey basis.

Under the turnkey order, Inox Wind will develop, construct and commission the project. It will also offer long term operations and maintenance services for the project.

Inox Wind will supply, erect and commission its 2MW wind turbine generators (WTGs) at the project. The WTGs feature 120m hub height, as well as 113m rotor diameter.

According to Inox Wind, the Kutch site would become one of the largest wind farms in India post the execution of capacities expected to be won in future rounds of SECI and state auctions.

Adani Green Energy CEO Jayant Parimal said: “This order positions Adani Green Energy as the leader in India’s wind energy sector in the auction regime. Due to the ongoing shift in the wind power sector, we are at a juncture where clean energy resources will define our future.”

Inox Wind CEO Kailash Tarachandani said: “We believe that Inox Wind would be a major beneficiary in the auction based market regime, due to its inherent cost-competitive advantage and the upcoming SECI & State auctions will begin a new phase of robust growth for the wind industry critical for reaching the 60 GW wind power capacity goal by 2022 for the country.”

Inox Wind operates three manufacturing facilities in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Gujarat facility produces blades and tubular towers, while Himachal Pradesh facility manufactures hubs and nacelles. Madhya Pradesh facility produces blades, towers, nacelles and hubs.